Robert Gillon

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Robert Gillon
President of the Senate
In office
5 May 1954 – 24 June 1958
Preceded by Paul Struye
Succeeded by Paul Struye
In office
8 November 1949 – 27 June 1950
Preceded by Henri Rolin
Succeeded by Paul Struye
In office
26 April 1939 – 11 November 1947
Preceded by Romain Moyersoen
Succeeded by Henri Rolin
Personal details
Born (1884-12-10)10 December 1884
Kortrijk, Belgium
Died 25 July 1972(1972-07-25) (aged 87)
Kortrijk, Belgium
Political party Liberal Party

Robert Paul Raymond Gillon (French: [ʒilɔ̃]; 10 December 1884 – 25 July 1972) was a Belgian lawyer and liberal politician.

He was a member of the municipal council of Kortrijk, member of the provincial council of West Flanders, three times President of the Belgian Senate (26 April 1939 - 11 November 1947, 8 November 1949 - 27 April 1950 and 5 May 1954 - 24 June 1958) and later became Minister of State in 1945.

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References[edit]

  • Robert Gillon
  • Van Molle, P., Het Belgisch parlement 1894-1969, Gent, Erasmus, 1969, p. 156-157.
  • Verbeke, Gaby, Robert, Paul Gillon. Un libéral modéré mais non modérément libéral, in : De Leiegouw, XLIII, 2001, 1, pp. 19–47.
  • Georgette, Ciselet, Robert Gillon, une figure du libéralisme, in : Revue Générale, Brussel, 1979, pp. 59–66.
Political offices
Preceded by
Romain Moyersoen
President of the Senate
1939–1947
Succeeded by
Henri Rolin
Preceded by
Henri Rolin
President of the Senate
1949–1950
Succeeded by
Paul Struye
Preceded by
Paul Struye
President of the Senate
1954–1958
Succeeded by
Paul Struye